Userform UI Language Customization

yinkajewole

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I have some userforms created in English, how do I code it such that using an option button, I can switch / change all the text to another language?
 

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There is no simple option. You'd have to create a table of the correct text for each control so that you can switch between them.
 

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I mean that you will need a list of the controls and what their text should be.
 

yinkajewole

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ok, can you please make a sample for me?
 

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No, not really.

If you make a list in a two column range with the control name in the first column and the text you want in the next column, then you need a loop something like this:

Code:
for each cell in range("A2:A10")
me.control(cell.value).caption = cell.offset(, 1).Value
next
If you have different types of controls (I've assumed labels and buttons) you'd need to adjust for that.
 

yinkajewole

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can't the text be extracted from a text file instead of worksheet?
by the way, how do I address those ones in the msgbox?
 

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Yes it can, it just makes the code more complicated.

You'll have to deal with those individually.
 

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Again, no. I'm afraid that's above and beyond the kind of thing I do on forums like this, as I don't have that kind of time.
 

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